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Poet's Seat Tower

Greenfield, MA
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Beautiful View overlooking Greenfield

Poet seat tower was recommended to me by a friend so I decided to visit. The tower was built in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shutter G
Nice view!

Decided to seek this place out since I had always heard of it but had never been. We drove to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LithiaLady
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Goshen, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice hike” (3 reviews)
“walk up” (4 reviews)
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Greenfield, MA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Poet seat tower was recommended to me by a friend so I decided to visit. The tower was built in 1912 to honor and remember poets that visited the area. I was expecting more but for the most part it provides a beautiful view overlooking...More

Thank Shutter G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to seek this place out since I had always heard of it but had never been. We drove to the top, and found the beautiful tower. We walked up the four levels easily, and enjoyed the view from the top. I bet this would...More

Thank LithiaLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hike up a paved road, or you can drive up and there is some parking along the way and at the top. Good views but nothing special

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Came upon this unassuming tower and were impressed by its sense of peace and simplicity, very calming and welcoming. One can only imagine poets, both then and now, visiting and gaining inspiration. Enjoyed the easy climb and expansive views of Greenfield.

Thank School_Admin413
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We walked to Poet's Tower from downtown to take in the views. It's really pretty there and worth a stop. Just make sure not to walk down the road to the left, that was the very long way back into town.

1  Thank Joanie881
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've been here for exercise, for pre-wedding photo-ops, for lunch, sunset, always a nice spot. Overlooks the whole town and has a variety of trails in several directions. Interesting geology too.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A treasure for we Greenfield locals! Hiking with my dog is my all time favorite activity, and this is my favorite place to do it!

Thank hubbydogme
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

When people are new to the Greenfield area, one of the first places I take them is Poet's Seat Tower. Stroll or drive to the tower's base and climb to the second or third level and feast your eyes on the panorama that unfolds below....More

Thank JoanneGarland
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This stone tower had existed for nearly a century. It's easy to access with a simple drive and plenty of free parking at the tower. It's not handicapped accessible. There are several flights of cement stairs and each plateau offers a nice view of town....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the hike and climb even in drizzly and cloudy weather. Limited parking. Each of the 4 levels provides a unique perspective.

Thank AmyGRochesterMN
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